Blood and Grief and No Talk of "Winning"

Abby Zimet

What will Obama's 34,000 more troops get him in Afghanistan? More of the same. From the U.K.'s Times, a stirring, brutal, heart-breaking, stomach-churning report from Helmand, where one in four British soldiers get blown up. Graphic pictures, which we all need to see. 

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